BEE-Coming Ambrosian

Get ready for a terrific new year at St. Ambrose!

You are now an Ambrosian – welcome to our community!

Each year we create a great line-up of activities for your first week on campus, and we can't wait for you to realize the impact of a St. Ambrose education and the impact you will have on the world.


Welcome Week
Move in, make some friends, and serve your community

Get a glimpse of your first week at SAU! Now you're a Fighting Bee!


Friday, August 14

Details are subject to change

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Move into the Residence Halls

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Offices open

  • Bookstore: Pick up your books and SAU gear in the lower level of the Rogalski Center
  • Financial Aid Office: Sign loan paperwork (if needed) in Ambrose Hall, 2nd floor
  • Bee Central: Pay your first bill, Ambrose Hall, 2nd floor
  • Career Center: Submit your paperwork for Workstudy, Rogalski Center, main floor
  • Bee Card: Take your BeeCard photo and/or pick up your BeeCard, Rogalski Center InfoDesk
  • Register your device with IT (See email for instructions)

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch, Cosgrove Dining Hall

4-7 p.m. Dinner, Cosgrove Dining Hall

7:15-9 p.m. Residence Hall Floor meetings. Check email for link.

9 p.m. CAB Outdoor Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (If it rains, the event will be postponed to later date)

Saturday, August 15

Details are subject to change

10 a.m. Academics Overview via WebEx. Be sure to register your device if using Wifi to access Webex.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch, Cosgrove Dining Hall

1:30-2:30 p.m. Take Two Presentation

  • Cosgrove, Davis, Rohlman: Galvin Fine Arts Center, Allaert Auditorium
  • North, Bechtel, Commuters: Rogalski Center Ballroom

3 p.m. Take Two Debrief via WebEx

Link sent to SAU email

4-6:30 p.m. Dinner, Cosgrove Dining Hall

6:30 p.m. Evening Concurrent Session 1

  • (Cosgrove, Davis, Rohlman) Policy Review (COVID, AOD), Allaert Auditorium
  • (North, Bechtel, Commuters) Student Engagement Panel, Rogalski Center Ballroom

7:30 p.m. Evening Concurrent Session 2

  • Cosgrove, Davis, Rohlman: Student Engagement Panel, Allaert Auditorium
  • North, Bechtel, Commuters: Policy Review (COVID, AOD), Rogalski Center Ballroom

9 p.m. CAB Sponsored Snapchat Scavenger Hunt. Follow CAB on Snapchat to participate; prizes will be awarded!



Sunday, August 16

Details are subject to change

10 a.m. Morning Session 1
(Cosgrove, Davis, Rohlman) Career Alumni Panel, Allaert Auditorium
(North, Bechtel, Commuters) Title IX Policy Presentation, Rogalski Center Ballroom

11 a.m. Morning Session 2
(Cosgrove, Davis, Rohlman) Title IX Policy Presentation, Allaert Auditorium
(North, Bechtel, Commuters) Career Alumni Panel, Rogalski Center Ballroom

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch, Cosgrove Dining Hall

Afternoon tasks (if not yet completed):

  • Fill out Work-study contracts and paperwork with the Career Center, noon - 4 p.m., Rogalski Center, main floor
  • Get your Bee Card, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Rogalski Center Info Desk
  • Register your devices with IT
  • Self-led campus tour (find where your classrooms are located for the first day of classes tomorrow)
  • Visit the Bookstore
  • Visit the Library

4-6:30 p.m. Dinner, Cosgrove Dining Hall

6:30 p.m. Mass of the Holy Spirit, Blessing of the School Year
Lawn between Christ the King Chapel and Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC)

8 p.m. Block Party, Music and Fun, Rogalski Center Patio
Sponsored by Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and CAB


Student Activities
Rogalski Center, 1st floor
518 W. Locust Street
Davenport, Iowa 52803

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